Tyrol’s schnaps culture
Regional goodness & cultural heritage
Are you a lover of spirits and their physical benefits? In Tyrol you can discover the centuries-old tradition of distillation and widen your cultural knowledge.
Holidays to the Austrian Alps offer an insight into centuries-old traditions. One such tradition in Tyrol, particularly for lovers of fine spirits is the distillation of schnaps- made with diligence, dedication, and a wealth of knowledge dating back to the 1700s. Out of 4000 distilleries, several brands have become frontrunners nationally and internationally, thus preserving this tradition among Austria’s cultural assets. Discover it during your holiday on the Tyrolean Schnaps Route which consists of 41 distilleries throughout Tyrol. With an extensive assortiment of schnaps made from regional grain, fruit, and herbs, not only can you taste their goodness first hand, you also experience traditional expertise. And as an incentive: those who explore 12 distilleries along the way receive a special silver coin as a reward. So why not do something for your own spirit and cultural knowledge - find your favourite spirit and savour each moment!